Mostly Credited As: Cilla Black Sometimes Credited As: Cilla Black OBE
Birth Name: Priscilla Maria Veronica White Date Of Birth: May 27, 1943 (Age 71) Country Of Birth: United Kingdom Birth Place: Liverpool, England Height: 5' 6 ½" (1.68 m)
Well known British singer, television and media personality. Between 1963-1974, she had 19 hit pop singles including two number ones: Anyone Who Had a Heart and You're My World (both in 1964).
She turned to television and from 1983-1997 presented the hugely successful TV variety entertainment show Surprise, Surprise!. She hit again in 1986 when she presented the first episode of Blind Date, the dating show ran until 2003, and even won a BAFTA. Cilla became something of a national treasure and was awarded an OBE in 1997.
Since 2003, Black has returned to singing, releasing a new studio album in 03 and in 2009 she released an album of her old hits remixed. She has also sang in several pantomimes and has guest starred on many top rated TV programmes including Loose Women, Benidorm and NeverMind The Buzzcocks.